[Corpora-List] Dataset of figurative and literal comparisons

Vlad Niculae vniculae at mpi-sws.org
Mon Oct 13 16:18:42 CEST 2014

Announcing the availability of a dataset of figurative and literal comparisons. This dataset contains a collection of 1400 comparisons annotated for figurativeness, together with the context in which they appeared. The comparisons are extracted mostly from Amazon.com product reviews.

This corpus is released together with the paper:

Brighter than Gold: Figurative Language in User Generated Comparisons

Vlad Niculae and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil

Proceedings of EMNLP, 2014.

The download is available, along with more information, at:


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